St. Augustine Events

As the longest European-occupied settlement in the U.S., St. Augustine is recognized as the nation’s oldest city and host for a multitude of upcoming events. Annual celebrations in St. Augustine reflect this rich heritage and culture, where visitors and locals alike pack the cobblestone streets of historic downtown to participate in events. Our Calendar of Events lists all the exciting things to do in St. Augustine. There are authentic historical re-enactments, exciting attractions, local festivals and fairs, live music concerts, historic guided tours, and so much more to experience in the nation’s oldest city.

E.g., October 27, 2021

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Amphitheatre Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free Event

This weekly farmers market is back, offering fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, flowers, and a variety of arts and crafts.

GTM North Beach Exploration

Third Saturday of the Month | 9 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
1255 Ponte Vedra Blvd.
The GTM Research Reserve will host a guided beach hike on the third Saturday of each month.

The GTM Research Reserve will host a guided beach hike on the third Saturday of each month.

Lightner Museum Art Exhibit: Picturing a Nation

Oct. 29, 2021, to Sept. 30, 2022 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
William Francis Snow, Florida Landscape, ca. 1930, oil on canvas. Lightner Museum.

The Lightner Museum is showcasing a major reinstallation of its American paintings and sculptures through Sept. 30, 2022.

Lightner Museum Art Exhibit: Faces of Alcazar

Oct. 29, 2021, to March 7, 2022 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
The Lightner Museum will showcase artwork by Tom Schifanella from Oct. 29, 2021, to March 7, 2022.

The Lightner Museum will showcase artwork by Tom Schifanella from Oct. 29, 2021, to March 7, 2022.

Pop Up Market at Vilano Beach

The third Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(904) 540-0402
190 Vilano Road
Free Event

Vilano Beach Main Street hosts a pop-up market featuring artisans and local entrepreneurs selling their wares.

PAM Jam PVB Fall 2021

Nov. 1-30, 2021 | During Library Hours
(904) 273-3990
101 Library Blvd.
Free Event
Ponte Vedra Beach Library will display one-of-a-kind art exhibits by local poets, artists and musicians spreading joy.

Ponte Vedra Beach Library will display one-of-a-kind art exhibits by local poets, artists and musicians spreading joy.

Tolomato Cemetery Tour

Third Saturdays | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(904) 257-3273
14 Cordova Street
Free Event

The Tolomato Cemetery is open to the public only on the third Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Huguenot Cemetery Guided Tour

Third Saturday of Each Month | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(904) 829-6451
3 Cordova St.
Free Event
History lovers and the generally curious will enjoy this tour of St. Augustine's first burial ground dedicated to Protestants.

History lovers and the generally curious will enjoy this tour of St. Augustine's first burial ground dedicated to Protestants.

Nature and Wildlife Art Exhibit

Friday, Nov. 5, to Friday, Dec. 31, 2021 | 1 to 4 p.m.
Free Event

The St. Augustine Art Association will present its annual 'Florida Wild,' nature and wildlife exhibit Nov. 5, to Dec. 31, 2021.

Nights of Lights Sunset Sails

Nightly Nov. 20, 2021 to Jan. 2, 2022 | 4:15 to 6:15 p.m.
(904) 810-1010

See St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights from the water aboard the tall ship Schooner Freedom.

Cruisers Car Club Cruise-In

Third Saturday of the Month | 5 to 7 p.m.
Free Event
The St. Augustine Cruise-in is held the third Saturday of each month at the Classic Car Museum of St. Augustine.

Enjoy classic cars, music and door prizes each month at the St. Augustine Classic Car Cruise-in.

Nights of Lights 2021-22

Every Night from Nov. 20, 2021, to Jan. 31, 2022
(904) 829-1711
Free Event
The Lightner Museum under a blue evening sky during Nights of Lights.

The 2021-22 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Tours for Nights of Lights 2021-22

Nov. 20, 2021 to Jan. 31, 2022

Here are some delightful tours that transport guests around St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Historical Timeline Saunter

One Saturday Each Month through November 2021 | 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Free Event
The Historical Timeline Saunter along St. George Street in St. Augustine.

Members of the Historical Society will saunter from the City Gates to Aviles Street.

Old Town Trolley's Famous Nights of Lights Tour

Nightly Nov. 20, 2021, through Jan. 29, 2022
(904) 335-3155
10 West Castillo Dr.
Old Town Trolleys Famous Nights of Lights Tour offers guests an exciting way to see the holiday lights in St. Augustine.

Old Town Trolley's Famous Nights of Lights Tour is an entertaining and family-friendly way to see the best of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights.

Ripley's Red Trains Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly Nov. 20, 2021 – Jan. 30, 2022

Take a ride on Santa's Red Express for a "lightseeing" tour of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights.

Florida Water Tours: Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly from Nov. 20, 2021, to Jan. 31, 2022
(904) 827-7728

View St. Augustine's breathtaking festival of lights from the bay with Florida Water Tours.

The Tasting Tours Nights of Lights Tours 2021-22

November 20, 2021 – January 31, 2022
(904) 325-3911
47 Cordova St

See St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights from a horse-drawn carriage or an old-fashioned roadster with The Tasting Tours.

St. Augustine Boat Tours Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly from November 20, 2021, to January 31, 2022
(904) 687-8297

Be dazzled by St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights on this relaxing one-and-a-half-hour boat tour.

Explore Tours Nights of Lights

Nightly Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021 to Monday, Jan. 31, 2022

Enjoy the convenience and personal perspective offered by Explore Tours Nights of Lights Tours.

St. Augustine Sailing Nights of Lights Charters

Nov. 20, 2021, to Jan. 31, 2022 | See details below.
A couple enjoying a private Nights of Lights cruise aboard a sailboat from St. Augustine Sailing.

Guests can take in the breathtaking Nights of Lights holiday displays from the water aboard a private luxury charter in Matanzas Bay.

First City Helicopters Nights of Lights Tours

Thursdays through Mondays, November 20, 2021 – January 31, 2022
(904) 824-5506
4900 U.S. 1 North, Suite 400

Experience St. Augustine Nights of Lights from the air with First City Helicopters.

Private Golf Cart Nights of Lights Tours

From November 20, 2021 through January 31, 2022
(904) 679-9880
3 Cordova Street
St. Augustine Land and Sea Tours take visitors around town to see the lights.

St. Augustine Land and Sea Tours offers special private golf carts tours each evening during the Nights of Lights.

Scenic Cruise Nights of Lights Tours 2021-22

Nov. 20, 2021, through Jan. 30, 2022 | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
(904) 824-1806

See St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights from the water aboard the Victory III.

Old Town Cycle Cruise: Holly Jolly Yachty

Nightly Nov. 20, 2021, to Jan. 31, 2022 | 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.
(904) 599-9492

Take a tour on the Matanzas River and see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights from the water.